Ahmad Ahmadani

  • TKHYBER AGENCY - Three volunteers of peace lashkar sustained injuries as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), planted by militants, went off in Landi Kotal bazaar here on Monday.An official of Landi Kotal administration told the blast occurred around 08:00 am when one of the three volunteers, who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In an ominous development for the inflation-hit masses, the public gas utilities of the country have asked Ogra for a colossal hike in gas tariff.The state owned gas utilities SNGPL and SSGCL have pleaded the regulatory authority to increase the gas tariff by Rs180/mmbtu and Rs108/mmbtu ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of Petroleum and Natural resources has decided to take stern action against those local and foreign companies, which failed to honour commitments in achieving agreed minimum targets related to Exploration & Production (E&P) activities in country’s oil and gas ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Already burdened masses would find a tsunami of inflation in the days ahead as National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has allowed power distribution companies (Discos) to raise their power tariff by Rs 2.24 per unit, on account of fuel adjustment for January ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Differences between federal government and Sindh government have complicated the mounting circular debt issue, resulting in escalating gap between power supply and demand.According to National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), the country Tuesday faced power shortfall of 2000MW ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India have agreed to form a joint working committee to finalise a 500MW electricity project after a successful visit of a Pakistani delegation to India this week, according to sources in the ministry of water and power.Ministry sources, on the condition of anonymity, told ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has withdrawn a summary, which it submitted with the economic coordination committee (ECC), seeking its nod to end uniform price mechanism of petrol by deregulating the margin of dealers and oil marketing companies.Following serious ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - United States and Pakistan Thursday signed a $72 million project implementation agreement to refurbish and upgrade the Mangla dam located in the Mirpur district of Azad Kashmir, which in result would improve operating capacity of hydroelectric plant by 90 megawatts (MW) enough ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The private sector may finally see light at the end of the tunnel as National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has proposed a mechanism that would ensure uninterrupted electric power supply to industrial units. Under this newly devised mechanism, private sector industrial ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Pakistan and India are going to start two-day technical talks on Wednesday (today) in New Delhi on the import of 500MW of electricity from India, as a four-member delegation of Pakistan’s Power and Water Ministry has departed to India to finalise nitty-gritty of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government has kept unchanged prices of major petroleum products (POL), except petrol, for March while consumers of petrol and high-octane blending component (HOBC) would not find relief in line with declining trend of prices in international market.Well-informed sources told ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Fuel prices may be slashed by up to Rs2.72 per litre with the start of March, following the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) in its summary sent to the petroleum and finance ministries has recommended decrease in the fuel prices. However, finance ministry will be taking a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Cabinet Division (CD) has sought approval from the Establishment Division (ED) to remove Mir Kamal Marri, Member Finance Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), over his misconduct.Well-informed sources aware of the development told TheNation that Cabinet Division has dispatched a ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Resources has recommended release of funds to Geological Survey of Pakistan, while Geological Survey of Pakistan Director General Dr Imran Khan said that if needed funds are provided then vast quantity of coal can be ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chairman Oil and Gas Company limited (OGDC) Chaudhry Muhammad Shafi Arshad has resigned from his office while the government is set to get rid of the Board of Directors (BoD) of various state-owned oil and gas companies, including OGDCL and PSO.

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  • TISLAMABAD  - In a shocking disclosure on Monday, an unofficial data exposed that the import of handsets and telecom equipments valuing over $4.065 billion have seriously hampered the local industrial manufacturing in the sector of telecommunication.The related data brings to light the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Viewing the declining trend of prices in global oil market, a mixed trend of increase and decrease in the per litre prices of petroleum products (POL) is likely to start next month March. Under a monthly price review mechanism, good news for already burdened masses regarding ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has penalised Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) over incessant power theft and imposed Rs10 billion heavy penalty on the power company. As a result of this decision, power consumers of Hesco would find a sigh of ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Good news for mobile phone users looking forward and waiting for 3G to be launched in Pakistan is that trial of 3G spectrums is to start from upcoming week (starting from tomorrow) with effect to the grant of approval by Cabinet Division to Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) to ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - To avoid burdening the masses, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has asked the government to grant heavy subsidy or take appropriate remedial measures for adjusting the gas losses sustained due to gas thefts and pilferage in the country.Following the requests of Sui Southern ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources has sought from the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to relax ban on new recruitments for Pakistan State Oil (PSO) to finalise the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project on fast track basis. Earlier, the Pakistan Muslim League ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   - A hefty hike in electricity tariff is on the cards for power consumers as the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has submitted a tariff petition with the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) seeking to bridge what it calls a yawning gap between reference ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has approved permission to charge Rs25,000 from those who are living in northern and western areas of Pakistan and desiring domestic gas connection on an urgent basis.Following the approval of Board of Directors of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) has opposed the proposed complete deregulation of dealers and companies margin on the sale of petrol and asked petroleum ministry to maintain existing pricing mechanism to save consumer’s skin.Interestingly, brining stability in the prices of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pak-Qatar joint ministerial committee meeting, which will be held in Doha, Qatar on February 18, would take up matters pertaining to finalising arrangement for the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and expansion of trade between both countries. A Pakistani delegation scheduled to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has issued annual report (2012-13) and admitted that country’s economy was affected critically during outgoing year and the year remained not good for the power sector due to various reasons including hike in power tariff, hours ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Good news for inflation-hit masses is that the government has decided to introduce a mechanism of reviewing the prices of petroleum products (POL) on each quarter basis and the upcoming economic coordination committee (ECC) may approve it.Sources in ruling power corridor aware of ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Today’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to approve award of $1.2 billion LNG services contract with Engro Vopak Terminal Limited (EVTL) to ensure first flow of LNG in November this year and deregulation of margin of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Energy-starved Pakistan is to import 1000MW from Iran to meet its pressing national needs whereas Tehran has offered 3000MW. Well-informed sources privy to the development told The Nation that federal government has decided to import electricity from Iran to overcome incessant energy ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Petroleum Ministry has signed Exploration Licences (ELs) and Petroleum Concession Agreements (PCAs) with the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) for exploring oil and gas resources in the country.Minister for Petroleum and Natural ...

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